[4ESO] V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta is a 2006 dystopian political thriller action film directed by James McTeigue and written by the Wachowskis, set in an alternative future where a totalitarian regime has subjugated the United Kingdom.

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[4ESO][1BCH] In Time

In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th birthday, when a one-year countdown on their forearm begins. When it reaches zero, the person «times out» and dies instantly. Time has thus become the universal currency, transferred directly between people or stored in «time capsules». Several major areas called Time Zones exist within Ohio: Dayton is the poorest, a manufacturing «ghetto» where people rarely have more than 24 hours on their clocks; in New Greenwich, people have enough time to be essentially immortal.

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Phrasal verbs

Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Think of them as you would of any other English vocabulary. Study them as you come across them, rather than trying to memorize many at once. Use the list below as a reference guide when you find an expression that you don’t recognize. The example sentences will help you understand the meanings. If you think of each phrasal verb as a separate verb with a specific meaning, you will be able to remember it more easily. Like many other verbs, phrasal verbs often have more than one meaning. Sigue leyendo

Passive

undefinedUtilizamos la voz pasiva cuando nos interesa resaltar el objeto de la acción y no el sujeto (porque no sabemos quién es o porque no es relevante); por tanto, sólo podremos hacer la pasiva cuando haya un objeto, es decir, cuando el verbo sea transitivo.

El objeto del verbo en activa se convertirá en sujeto pasivo y el sujeto del verbo en activa se convertirá en agente (precedido de “by” -por-). El verbo se pone en pasiva utilizando el mismo tiempo del verbo BE más el participio de dicho verbo.

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